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“Deconstruction of the Administrative State” Means Destroying a Lot of Things People Need

The good news: Things are becoming very clear in Washington.  This morning, Trump’s senior adviser Stephen K. Bannon explained the rationale behind the cabinet picks, i.e., to destroy those government departments and any regulations that emanate from them.  According to

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From Guest Blogger Anica Oaks: Four Overlooked Ways You Can Make Your Home Environmentally Friendly

An eco-friendly home doesn’t mean giving up the little luxuries of life. However, a little innovative thinking comes in handy. For example, use rain water, natural laundry soap and local foliage to help protect the planet and preserve her resources.

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From Guest Blogger Devin Morrissey: Drones Can Be Used to Protect the Environment

Drones have a lot of negative associations, though owners have found novel ways to use them to protect the environment. Due in large part to the use of drones for military applications, much of the public distrusts drones. In fact,

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From Guest Blogger Diana Smith: How and Why to Recycle Green Waste

There’s a simple way we all function: we use what we need and throw away what we don’t. But how often do we stop to think about what happens to the things we throw away? We might comment on a

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From Guest Blogger Lizzie Weakly: Community Cleanup–How Waste Management Protects the Environment

It is not the responsibility of someone else to pick up your trash. The first step is to care about the effects of waste on the environment and encourage others to care. Learn how waste management is necessary to protect

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From Guest Blogger Lizzie Weakly: How Civil Engineers Can Have an Impact on the Green Initiative

Civil engineering is an integral part of life today. Buildings, bridges, and cities are all designed by civil engineers. So too is waste management, water supply lines, and many aspects of green infrastructure. Today, in the age where communities are

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From Guest Blogger Lizzie Weakly: Protecting the Environment–How to Prevent Ecological Risks in Your Community

Environmental protection may seem like an intimidating task, too big for one individual to tackle on their own, but there are many simple steps you can take to preserving the environment. Making just a few simple changes in your lifestyle

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People of Compassion and Peace

Those of us who think of themselves as “people of peace,” might variously define that notion as: treating all people respectfully and fairly, standing up for a wide variety of human rights, and doing everything possible to avoid war.  More

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Key Ingredient If Humankind Is To Survive on Earth

Our civilization will survive on this planet if and only if we can come to realize that our common humanity far outweighs our surface-level differences. That’s especially true in this horrific climate of hate, fear, and exclusion in U.S. politics,

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The Arc of the Moral Universe: What Can We Expect? 

Here’s a question posed by a certain Steve Charleston: I have a simple question for people of faith around the world: must it always be so? Must human history always be written as the aftermath of competition between the few

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